Women breadwinners are more common than ever, and there have been several recent(ish) articles and studies about the issues that crop up when women outearn their male partners. So let’s discuss, ladies — are YOU the breadwinner in your relationship? What issues have you noticed when you out earn your male partner? (For those of … Read More about Are You The Breadwinner? Have You Seen Issues When Women Out Earn Their Partners?
Happy Valentine’s Day, ladies! If you’re happily partnered, what are you up to tonight (or this weekend)? If you’re still on the hunt for a partner, though, let’s have an open thread to talk about dating. What are your favorite online services or apps? Have you joined any IRL activities to try to meet someone? … Read More about Dating Open Thread: What’s Your Best Dating Advice for Career-Driven Women?
So here’s something that I know people do but never really hear people talk about: upgrading engagement rings. If you’re married, engaged, or just fond of thinking about rings: when, if ever, can one “upgrade” an engagement or wedding ring to get a larger diamond, adding more stones like baguettes or upgrading the setting to … Read More about Engagement Rings: Have You Ever Upgraded, Downgraded, or Swapped It Out?
2018 Update: We’ve entirely updated this post on online dating for smart women, including rounding up all the latest dating sites and apps catering to smart people. You may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Long hours at the office, plus no energy when you’re … Read More about Online Dating for Smart Women: Apps, Advice, and More
Resolutions: Do you do ’em? We talked last year about how some people have a resolution theme instead of a list (I had to read my post to remember that “hungry” was my resolution — sad!), but I think this year I’m back to a simple list of things, all aimed at finally losing the … Read More about Resolutions for 2017 – What Are Yours?
2018 update: We still stand by these thoughts on having a marriage mindset, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Check out the latest discussion among readers about the marriage mindset here! I recently watched Meet The Patels on Netflix. (I recommend!) The romantic comedy documentary talks … Read More about A Marriage Mindset, Overachieving Chicks, and the Patels
2018 Update: We still think this was a great discussion on dating at work, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Ladies, what are your thoughts on dating at work? Have you ever dated a coworker? What do you think are the rules for dating officemates? With Valentine’s Day … Read More about Dating at Work: Stories and Lessons from Working Women
We haven’t done a Money Milestone series in a while, in part because I’ve been a bit trepidatious about this one. I keep reading that divorce can decimate your finances, and there are numerous things you should do in advance of, during, and after a divorce. However: I’m happily married (knock on wood). I still … Read More about How to Survive Divorce, Financially (And Other Tips on Divorce Finances)
2018 Update: We still think this is a great guest post with tips on online dating for professional women, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Online dating is something we’ve discussed from time to time on Corporette, such as when we asked you for … Read More about Guest Post: Online Dating for Professional Women
What are the financial implications of getting married — and how does your wedding budget affect your overall financial health? What other major milestones affect your financial health? I’ve often read that how you handle a few major milestones in your life — wedding! grad school! baby! buying a house! divorce! retirement! — can have … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Wedding Finances
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion on whether women breadwinners can level the financial playing field — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on when women out earn their partners. Women breadwinners is a topic we’ve touched on before: we answered a reader question about dating … Read More about Guest Post: Women Breadwinners Can Level the Financial Playing Field
2018 Update: We’ve still stand by this discussion on married money management methods and have updated links; you may also want to check out some of our more recent discussions about money. We’ve talked about how to keep track of many accounts — but I don’t think we’ve ever talked about which money management method … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Different Money Management Methods for Marriage and Partnerships